Six ways of looking at Tom Waits, character actor
You can actually comfortably go outside today! The temperatures are supposed to be in the 80s. It's been so damn oppressively damn hot this whole damn summer that this respite, however brief, is newsworthy on even a music blog. My massively overtaxed air conditioner is assuredly on its last leg, but ... More >>
The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>
Advertising products they'd never endorse in the United States, American celebrities have always looked to Japan for extra income. Which is a shame, because Americans would have loved to have seen a post-prison James Brown shilling Cup o' Noodles in 1991.
Yesterday we questioned the proliferation of celebrity-owned chicken restaurants, with the opening of Flavor Flav's first Flav's Fried Chicken in Clinton, Iowa. But Flav's foray into food service left us with a second question: do you really want to eat food made by this guy? VH1 TV Shows | Music V ... More >>
So the great fracas that was the Reds/Cardinals series is over, with our boys in red roundly thumping their boys in red and taking over sole possession of first place in the National League Central. The series was an outstanding one, full of drama and heartbreak and brilliance on both the offensi ... More >>
It's that time of week again -- you're hopefully left with at least a few hours of free time where you can decide to do whatever you feel like: No time-sucking birthday lunches, Saturday morning soccer games or shift-covering for your slacker of a coworker. ("How has he not been fired yet?" you may ... More >>
Oh yeah, brother!Terry Bollea -- a.k.a. Hulk Hogan -- will be appearing tonight at the central library downtown from 7 to 10 p.m. Read the RFT preview of the Hulk's visit.The Hulkster swings through St. Louis to support his new autobiography "Hulk Hogan: My Life Outside the Ring", and guess what? ... More >>
But Sugar is sweet and Traces of the Trade leaves its mark.
Another sequel, another chance for Rocky to persevere for America.
Week of December 7, 2006
Nacho's funnier than Napoleon, which ain't sayin much
Goal! follows an immigrant's pursuit of a European fantasy
Eastwood's latest Baby proves he's still a money player
Laws of Attraction is so generic, it oughta be illegal
Welcome, undersea friend
Indie films bitch-slap complacency
It's the Spy Kids in 3-D, but where are Mom and Dad?
Key-ticklers at the Drake Bar and the Big Bang reinvigorate the old piano-bar concept
De Niro -- no surprise -- is the reason to like City by the Sea
Is he a writer, director, actor or...sex symbol? Um, yes -- and more.
Bring in da funk, bring in da bucks: backstage with Dr. Zhivegas, St. Louis' most popular -- and derided -- cover band
Too many shocks numb the senses in Vertical Limit
Written and directed by Karyn Kusama
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight